Alabama Bill Could Legalize Castration Penalty For Committing Sex Crimes On Children
Steve Hurst, Alabama State House, introduced the bill last week. In it, he proposes that anyone who is over the age of 21 and has been convicted of sex crimes against anyone 12 or younger would be surgically castrated before leaving prison.
Under the bill, the procedure would be paid for by the adult offender.
“They have marked this child for life, and the punishment should fit the crime,” said Hurst.
Hard to argue with his logic…
“I had people call me in the past when I introduced it, and people have called me and said, ‘Don’t you think this is inhuman?’ I asked them, ‘What’s more inhuman, when you take a little infant child and you sexually molest that infant child when the child cannot defend themselves or get away and they have to go through all the things they have to go through? If you want to talk about inhuman, that’s inhuman,” he said.
“If we do something of this nature, it would deter something like this happening again in Alabama and maybe reduce the numbers,” he said.
Would you be down to vote for a law like this in your state?
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